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Winterizing Your Truck: A Step-By-Step Plan

Actively taking steps to prepare your truck for winter is crucial for keeping your costs down, and staying safe in the cold, snowy months. Follow these guidelines and get your truck ready - winter is just around the corner!

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Tax Moves for Truckers to Make Before Year End

2018 is coming to an end which means it’s time to make sure you have minimized your tax bill for the year. Due to the many recent changes in the tax code, it’s important that you are informed of how your taxes will be affected as a truck driver. There are many things you can begin doing now to make filing your tax return as easy as possible and reduce the amount you owe. Let’s take a look at a few of the most important tax moves to make before 2018 comes to an end.

 

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Everything You Need to Know About Chain Laws

The weather is beginning to get a little cooler across the United States and some of the higher elevations are beginning to see snow. That means it’s time to freshen up on the chain laws in the states that you regularly run.

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Do I Need a Trucking Business Plan?

When starting a trucking company, do you need a trucking business plan? The short answer is...YES. Writing up your trucking business plan is one of the first things you need to do! Your business plan will allow you to clearly define your trucking business and give you some direction before you get out on the road.

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Managing an Over the Road Trucking Company

When you have your own trucking authority, you are just as much of a business owner as you are a truck driver. There is a lot more to manage that you previously didn’t have to as a company driver. Let’s take a look at a few of the major responsibilities that come with being an owner-operator managing your own over the road trucking company.

 

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Business is Great, but the Pendulum Always Swings

Headlines are saying we're currently in the best economy for truckers that the industry has ever seen. Some experts even predict things will be great for truckers into the year 2020. However, this might be a good time to plan ahead and consider that things always change. In fact, change is probably the one thing in trucking that we can always count on.

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Top 20 Ways for Truck Drivers to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Improving your fuel efficiency by 1 MPG can save you over $10,000 per year! Luckily for you, there are many simple ways to improve this. Here is our list of the Top 20 Ways for Truck Drivers to Improve Fuel Efficiency.

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How Much Does it Cost to Start a Trucking Company?

Many drivers make the transition from company driver to owner-operator because they want the opportunity to make more money and have more freedom. However, before you can achieve these goals, there are many costs you need to consider. Let’s take a look at the different costs you should expect to face before you can call your trucking company your own.

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Choosing the Best GPS for Truck Drivers

Even with all of the advancements that have been made in personal GPS systems, truck drivers are hesitant to depend solely on this technology when they’re on the road. However, many of the most popular GPS companies are coming out with highly advanced GPS systems, perfect for truck drivers. If you are a trucker looking for a new GPS, here are some common features available in most GPS units for truck drivers.

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